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Digital Photography TrailsDigital Photography TrailsUsing a digital camera to explore Museum objects and follow trails.2016-05-01T11:00:00+01002016-05-01T00:00:00+0100 Where:
British Museum,   Great Russell Street      WC1B 3DG
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Digital Photography Trails
 
Sicily: Culture and ConquestSicily: Culture and ConquestSicily: Culture and ConquestIn 2016, the British Museum hosts the first exhibition in the UK to explore over 4000 years of history on the island of Sicily. Sponsored by Julius Baer, Sicily: culture and conquest will explore periods when the largest island in the Mediterranean was under Norman and Greek rule, making it one of Europe's most progressive cultures. More than 200 o2016-05-01T00:00:00+01002016-08-14T00:00:00+0100 Where:
British Museum,   Great Russell Street      WC1B 3DG
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event > Exhibitions > Special exhibits - Museums
PRICING  £10, children under 16 Free
DATES  21st April to 14th August 2016
In 2016, the British Museum hosts the first exhibition in the UK to explore over 4000 years of history on the island of Sicily. Sponsored by Julius Baer, Sicil... More about this event
 
Light, Time, Legacy: Francis Towne's Watercolours of RomeLight, Time, Legacy: Francis Towne's Watercolours of RomeLight, Time, Legacy: Francis Towne's Watercolours of Rome The British Museum marks the bicentenary of Francis Towne's death with all 75 of his beautiful watercolours made on his visit to Italy in 1780-1, shown together for the first time since 1805. The poster boy for the 'new Georgian' revival of interest in 18th century art, Towne's rural sketches and later large scale paintings of the Co2016-05-01T00:00:00+01002016-08-14T00:00:00+0100 Where:
British Museum,   Great Russell Street      WC1B 3DG
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event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Painting | PRICING  Free  
DATES  21st January to 14th August 2016
The British Museum marks the bicentenary of Francis Towne's death with all 75 of his beautiful watercolours made on his visit to Italy in 1780-1, s... More about this event
 
Krishna In The Garden Of Assam: The Cultural Context Of An Indian TextileKrishna In The Garden Of Assam: The Cultural Context Of An Indian TextileExperience The Vrindavani Vastra, or The Cloth Of Vrindavan, a 17th-century, woven silk fabric with depictions of the life of the Hindu god Krishna during the time he lived in the forest of Vrindavan.2016-05-01T10:00:00+01002016-08-14T00:00:00+0100 Where:
British Museum,   Great Russell Street      WC1B 3DG
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Krishna In The Garden Of Assam: The Cultural Context Of An Indian Textile
 
The Waddesdon Bequest: A Rothschild RenaissanceThe Waddesdon Bequest: A Rothschild RenaissanceA gallery housing the medieval and renaissance pieces collected by Baron Ferdinand Rothschild MP.2016-05-01T10:00:00+01002016-12-31T00:00:00+0000 Where:
British Museum,   Great Russell Street      WC1B 3DG
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The Waddesdon Bequest: A Rothschild Renaissance
 
The Age Of Enlightenment: An Introduction To Room 1The Age Of Enlightenment: An Introduction To Room 1Talk by Henry Flynn.2016-05-04T13:15:00+01002016-05-04T00:00:00+0100 Where:
British Museum,   Great Russell Street      WC1B 3DG
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The Age Of Enlightenment: An Introduction To Room 1
 
Unearthing The Canaanites: British Museum Excavations In The Jordan ValleyUnearthing The Canaanites: British Museum Excavations In The Jordan ValleyTalk by James Fraser, British Museum.2016-05-05T13:15:00+01002016-05-05T00:00:00+0100 Where:
British Museum,   Great Russell Street      WC1B 3DG
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Unearthing The Canaanites: British Museum Excavations In The Jordan Valley
 
Magick Land' Francis Towne And His Response To RomeMagick Land' Francis Towne And His Response To RomeTalk by Dr Jonny Yarker.2016-05-06T13:15:00+01002016-05-06T00:00:00+0100 Where:
British Museum,   Great Russell Street      WC1B 3DG
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Magick Land' Francis Towne And His Response To Rome
 
Young Craftsmen Of Jingdezhen, Porcelain Capital Of ChinaYoung Craftsmen Of Jingdezhen, Porcelain Capital Of ChinaA lecture from Caroline Yi Cheng.2016-05-06T13:30:00+01002016-05-06T00:00:00+0100 Where:
British Museum,   Great Russell Street      WC1B 3DG
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Young Craftsmen Of Jingdezhen, Porcelain Capital Of China
 
Ceramic Handling SessionCeramic Handling SessionJessica Harrison-Hall, Curator of Chinese Ceramics at the museum, will lead a ceramic handling session alongside a well-known potter.2016-05-06T14:30:00+01002016-05-06T00:00:00+0100 Where:
British Museum,   Great Russell Street      WC1B 3DG
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Ceramic Handling Session
 
Calligraphy Performance By Wang DonglingCalligraphy Performance By Wang DonglingOne of China's greatest living calligraphers demonstrates his monumental cursive script in the Museum's Great Court.2016-05-06T15:00:00+01002016-05-06T00:00:00+0100 Where:
British Museum,   Great Russell Street      WC1B 3DG
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Calligraphy Performance By Wang Dongling
 
Guardian Local Event: Insider's View: Sicily - Culture And ConquestGuardian Local Event: Insider's View: Sicily - Culture And ConquestAttractions & Museums, Guided Tour.2016-05-06T18:00:00+01002016-05-06T00:00:00+0100 Where:
British Museum,   Great Russell Street      WC1B 3DG
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Guardian Local Event: Insider's View: Sicily - Culture And Conquest
 
Sicily: The Land Where Lemons GrowSicily: The Land Where Lemons GrowTalk by author Helena Attlee.2016-05-06T18:30:00+01002016-05-06T00:00:00+0100 Where:
British Museum,   Great Russell Street      WC1B 3DG
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Sicily: The Land Where Lemons Grow
 
Green Screen Greeks: Workshop (Over 7s)Green Screen Greeks: Workshop (Over 7s)Become an ancient Greek athlete.2016-05-07T11:00:00+01002016-05-07T00:00:00+0100 Where:
British Museum,   Great Russell Street      WC1B 3DG
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Green Screen Greeks: Workshop (Over 7s)
 
Under The Sea Family Discovery DayUnder The Sea Family Discovery DayFamily activities to make, look, touch, sign, explore and laugh.2016-05-07T12:00:00+01002016-05-07T00:00:00+0100 Where:
British Museum,   Great Russell Street      WC1B 3DG
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Under The Sea Family Discovery Day
 
Collecting Gems, Cameos And Intaglios In The Age Of EnlightenmentCollecting Gems, Cameos And Intaglios In The Age Of EnlightenmentTalk by Anne Haworth, independent speaker.2016-05-07T13:15:00+01002016-05-07T00:00:00+0100 Where:
British Museum,   Great Russell Street      WC1B 3DG
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Collecting Gems, Cameos And Intaglios In The Age Of Enlightenment
 
Teen Filmmaking Skills WorkshopTeen Filmmaking Skills WorkshopA chance for teenagers to learn the skills2016-05-08T11:00:00+01002016-05-08T00:00:00+0100 Where:
British Museum,   Great Russell Street      WC1B 3DG
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Teen Filmmaking Skills Workshop
 
Recent Archaeological Fieldwork In SudanRecent Archaeological Fieldwork In SudanThe seminar focuses on the latest work.2016-05-09T10:00:00+01002016-05-09T00:00:00+0100 Where:
British Museum,   Great Russell Street      WC1B 3DG
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Recent Archaeological Fieldwork In Sudan
 
How To Be Roman In Roman BritainHow To Be Roman In Roman BritainTalk by Katharine Hoare.2016-05-10T13:15:00+01002016-05-10T00:00:00+0100 Where:
British Museum,   Great Russell Street      WC1B 3DG
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How To Be Roman In Roman Britain
 
Drawn To Sicily: Early British Exploration Of The Classical WorldDrawn To Sicily: Early British Exploration Of The Classical WorldTalk by Celeste Farge.2016-05-11T13:15:00+01002016-05-11T00:00:00+0100 Where:
British Museum,   Great Russell Street      WC1B 3DG
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Drawn To Sicily: Early British Exploration Of The Classical World
 
'When This You See Remember Me': Love Tokens And Their Stories'When This You See Remember Me': Love Tokens And Their StoriesTalk by Bridget Millmore.2016-05-12T13:15:00+01002016-05-12T00:00:00+0100 Where:
British Museum,   Great Russell Street      WC1B 3DG
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'When This You See Remember Me': Love Tokens And Their Stories
 
Athens' Sicilian AdventureAthens' Sicilian AdventureA talk about the attempt to conquer Syracuse.2016-05-12T13:30:00+01002016-05-12T00:00:00+0100 Where:
British Museum,   Great Russell Street      WC1B 3DG
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Athens' Sicilian Adventure
 
The Way Of TeaThe Way Of TeaTea-making demonstrations accompanied by a talk.2016-05-13T14:00:00+01002016-05-13T00:00:00+0100 Where:
British Museum,   Great Russell Street      WC1B 3DG
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The Way Of Tea
 
Buddhist Art Of South East AsiaBuddhist Art Of South East AsiaTalk by Alexandra Green.2016-05-13T13:15:00+01002016-05-13T00:00:00+0100 Where:
British Museum,   Great Russell Street      WC1B 3DG
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Buddhist Art Of South East Asia
 
Dining With The Dead: Consumption, Commemoration And Catering In EtruriaDining With The Dead: Consumption, Commemoration And Catering In EtruriaThe Barker Etruscan Lecture given by Lisa Pieraccini, Project Director, Centre for the Study of Ancient Italy at the University of California, Berkeley.2016-05-13T18:00:00+01002016-05-13T00:00:00+0100 Where:
British Museum,   Great Russell Street      WC1B 3DG
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Dining With The Dead: Consumption, Commemoration And Catering In Etruria
 
Exploring ChinaExploring ChinaA chance to create a digital vase.2016-05-14T11:00:00+01002016-05-14T00:00:00+0100 Where:
British Museum,   Great Russell Street      WC1B 3DG
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Exploring China
 
An Architectural Walk Around The British MuseumAn Architectural Walk Around The British MuseumA gallery tour by Margaret O'Brien.2016-05-14T13:15:00+01002016-05-14T00:00:00+0100 Where:
British Museum,   Great Russell Street      WC1B 3DG
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An Architectural Walk Around The British Museum
 
Make A Manga ComicMake A Manga ComicA chance to create a unique comic.2016-05-15T11:00:00+01002016-05-15T00:00:00+0100 Where:
British Museum,   Great Russell Street      WC1B 3DG
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Make A Manga Comic
 
Coins And Medals In WartimeCoins And Medals In WartimeTalk by Thomas Hockenhull2016-05-17T13:15:00+01002016-05-17T00:00:00+0100 Where:
British Museum,   Great Russell Street      WC1B 3DG
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Coins And Medals In Wartime
 
Conservation In Focus: Casting Nature In SilverConservation In Focus: Casting Nature In SilverTalk by Maickel Van Bellegem2016-05-18T13:15:00+01002016-05-18T00:00:00+0100 Where:
British Museum,   Great Russell Street      WC1B 3DG
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Conservation In Focus: Casting Nature In Silver
 
Little Feet: Underwater WorldLittle Feet: Underwater WorldSea-related activities for under 5s.2016-05-19T10:30:00+01002016-05-19T00:00:00+0100 Where:
British Museum,   Great Russell Street      WC1B 3DG
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Little Feet: Underwater World
 
Understanding Buddhist ArtUnderstanding Buddhist ArtTalk by Freddie Matthews.2016-05-19T13:15:00+01002016-05-19T00:00:00+0100 Where:
British Museum,   Great Russell Street      WC1B 3DG
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Understanding Buddhist Art
 
Sunken cities: Egypt's lost worldsSunken cities: Egypt's lost worldsSunken cities: Egypt's lost worldsThe British Museum hosts its first large-scale exhibition of underwater discoveries in 2016, focusing on two lost Egyptian cities and their recent discovery by archaeologists. The BP exhibition Sunken cities: Egypt's lost worlds will run for an extended six months and showcase how the exploration of Thonis-Heracleion and Canopus - submerged2016-05-19T00:00:00+01002016-11-27T00:00:00+0000 Where:
British Museum,   Great Russell Street      WC1B 3DG
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event > Exhibitions > Special exhibits - Museums
PRICING  £16.50, children under 16 Free
DATES  19th May to 27th November 2016
The British Museum hosts its first large-scale exhibition of underwater discoveries in 2016, focusing on two lost Egyptian cities and their recent discover... More about this event
 
Maudslay At Copan: British Explorations In The Maya AreaMaudslay At Copan: British Explorations In The Maya AreaTalk by Claudia Zert, UCL.2016-05-20T13:15:00+01002016-05-20T00:00:00+0100 Where:
British Museum,   Great Russell Street      WC1B 3DG
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Maudslay At Copan: British Explorations In The Maya Area
 
Music Of SicilyMusic Of SicilyA performance of music inspired by Sicily.2016-05-20T18:00:00+01002016-05-20T00:00:00+0100 Where:
British Museum,   Great Russell Street      WC1B 3DG
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Music Of Sicily
 
Animate Celtic CraftAnimate Celtic CraftA chance for children to make individual Celtic designs.2016-05-21T11:00:00+01002016-05-21T00:00:00+0100 Where:
British Museum,   Great Russell Street      WC1B 3DG
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Animate Celtic Craft
 
Foreign Pharaohs: The Persian Conquest Of EgyptForeign Pharaohs: The Persian Conquest Of EgyptTalk by George Hart.2016-05-21T13:15:00+01002016-05-21T00:00:00+0100 Where:
British Museum,   Great Russell Street      WC1B 3DG
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Foreign Pharaohs: The Persian Conquest Of Egypt
 
Design Your Own Card Game (Over 7s)Design Your Own Card Game (Over 7s)Learn from a professional games designer.2016-05-22T11:00:00+01002016-05-22T00:00:00+0100 Where:
British Museum,   Great Russell Street      WC1B 3DG
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Design Your Own Card Game (Over 7s)
 
Faiths In Tune - 5th London Interfaith Music FestivalFaiths In Tune - 5th London Interfaith Music FestivalA wide selection of artists perform their religious music at this mixed-faith event.2016-05-22T09:00:00+01002016-05-22T00:00:00+0100 Where:
British Museum,   Great Russell Street      WC1B 3DG
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Faiths In Tune - 5th London Interfaith Music Festival
 
Postcards From The Middle EastPostcards From The Middle EastTalk by Seonaid Rogers.2016-05-24T13:15:00+01002016-05-24T00:00:00+0100 Where:
British Museum,   Great Russell Street      WC1B 3DG
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Postcards From The Middle East
 
Sex: Antiquity And Its LegacySex: Antiquity And Its LegacyTalk by Daniel Orrells.2016-05-25T13:15:00+01002016-05-25T00:00:00+0100 Where:
British Museum,   Great Russell Street      WC1B 3DG
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Sex: Antiquity And Its Legacy
 
African Rock Art And Its OriginsAfrican Rock Art And Its OriginsTalk by Helen Anderson.2016-05-26T13:15:00+01002016-05-26T00:00:00+0100 Where:
British Museum,   Great Russell Street      WC1B 3DG
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African Rock Art And Its Origins
 
Curator's Introduction To Sicily: Culture And Conquest: LectureCurator's Introduction To Sicily: Culture And Conquest: LectureWith Peter Higgs.2016-05-26T13:30:00+01002016-05-26T00:00:00+0100 Where:
British Museum,   Great Russell Street      WC1B 3DG
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Curator's Introduction To Sicily: Culture And Conquest: Lecture
 
The Way Of TeaThe Way Of TeaTea-making demonstrations accompanied by a talk.2016-05-27T14:00:00+01002016-05-27T00:00:00+0100 Where:
British Museum,   Great Russell Street      WC1B 3DG
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The Way Of Tea
 
The Greeks In Southern Italy And SicilyThe Greeks In Southern Italy And SicilyTalk by Peter Higgs.2016-05-27T13:15:00+01002016-05-27T00:00:00+0100 Where:
British Museum,   Great Russell Street      WC1B 3DG
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The Greeks In Southern Italy And Sicily
 
Innovation Lab (Over 7s)Innovation Lab (Over 7s)Work with a digital expert to test innovative ideas, technology and software.2016-05-28T11:00:00+01002016-05-28T00:00:00+0100 Where:
British Museum,   Great Russell Street      WC1B 3DG
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Innovation Lab (Over 7s)
 
Jade, Turquoise And Gold In Ancient MexicoJade, Turquoise And Gold In Ancient MexicoTalk by Elizabeth Baquedano, UCL.2016-05-28T13:15:00+01002016-05-28T00:00:00+0100 Where:
British Museum,   Great Russell Street      WC1B 3DG
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Jade, Turquoise And Gold In Ancient Mexico
 
Fun Family Photos (Over 5s)Fun Family Photos (Over 5s)A chance to try digital photo techniques.2016-05-29T11:00:00+01002016-05-29T00:00:00+0100 Where:
British Museum,   Great Russell Street      WC1B 3DG
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Fun Family Photos (Over 5s)
 
Beneath The Waves: Ancient Sunken CitiesBeneath The Waves: Ancient Sunken CitiesChild friendly activities.2016-05-30T11:00:00+01002016-05-31T00:00:00+0100 Where:
British Museum,   Great Russell Street      WC1B 3DG
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Beneath The Waves: Ancient Sunken Cities
 
Ancient Seafaring In The Eastern MediterraneanAncient Seafaring In The Eastern MediterraneanTalk by Ross Thomas.2016-05-31T13:15:00+01002016-05-31T00:00:00+0100 Where:
British Museum,   Great Russell Street      WC1B 3DG
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Ancient Seafaring In The Eastern Mediterranean
 
Assam And Its Neighbours: The Evidence Of The Vrindavani VastraAssam And Its Neighbours: The Evidence Of The Vrindavani VastraA gallery talk by Richard Blurton.2016-06-01T13:15:00+01002016-06-01T00:00:00+0100 Where:
British Museum,   Great Russell Street      WC1B 3DG
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Assam And Its Neighbours: The Evidence Of The Vrindavani Vastra
 
Beneath The Waves: Ancient Sunken CitiesBeneath The Waves: Ancient Sunken CitiesChild friendly activities.2016-06-01T11:00:00+01002016-06-03T00:00:00+0100 Where:
British Museum,   Great Russell Street      WC1B 3DG
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Free Event 
Beneath The Waves: Ancient Sunken Cities
 
Conservation Mounting Of Prints And DrawingsConservation Mounting Of Prints And DrawingsA gallery talk by Emma Webb.2016-06-02T13:15:00+01002016-06-02T00:00:00+0100 Where:
British Museum,   Great Russell Street      WC1B 3DG
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Conservation Mounting Of Prints And Drawings
 
Conditions Of An Ideal: A Performance By Alexis BlakeConditions Of An Ideal: A Performance By Alexis BlakeThe visual artist takes inspiration from Diana Watts's 1914 publication The Renaissance Of The Greek Ideal for this performance piece.2016-06-03T17:30:00+01002016-06-03T00:00:00+0100 Where:
British Museum,   Great Russell Street      WC1B 3DG
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Conditions Of An Ideal: A Performance By Alexis Blake
 
Multicultural SicilyMulticultural SicilyA gallery talk.2016-06-03T13:15:00+01002016-06-03T00:00:00+0100 Where:
British Museum,   Great Russell Street      WC1B 3DG
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Multicultural Sicily
 
Cleopatra: Fact And FictionCleopatra: Fact And FictionAn informative lecture from David Stuttard.2016-06-03T18:30:00+01002016-06-03T00:00:00+0100 Where:
British Museum,   Great Russell Street      WC1B 3DG
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Cleopatra: Fact And Fiction
 
Egyptian Photo BoothEgyptian Photo BoothTurn yourself into a pharaoh or an Egyptian god.2016-06-04T11:00:00+01002016-06-04T00:00:00+0100 Where:
British Museum,   Great Russell Street      WC1B 3DG
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Egyptian Photo Booth
 
Greeks In SicilyGreeks In SicilyA gallery talk by author and classicist David Stuttard.2016-06-04T13:15:00+01002016-06-04T00:00:00+0100 Where:
British Museum,   Great Russell Street      WC1B 3DG
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Greeks In Sicily
 
Ice Age AnimationIce Age AnimationAnimate Ice Age animals using stop-motion software.2016-06-05T11:00:00+01002016-06-05T00:00:00+0100 Where:
British Museum,   Great Russell Street      WC1B 3DG
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Ice Age Animation
 
Maya Beliefs And Ritual PracticesMaya Beliefs And Ritual PracticesA gallery talk by Eva Jobbova, UCL2016-06-07T13:15:00+01002016-06-07T00:00:00+0100 Where:
British Museum,   Great Russell Street      WC1B 3DG
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Maya Beliefs And Ritual Practices
 
Money And The Modern WorldMoney And The Modern WorldAn informative talk.2016-06-08T13:15:00+01002016-06-08T00:00:00+0100 Where:
British Museum,   Great Russell Street      WC1B 3DG
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Money And The Modern World
 
Korea Past And PresentKorea Past And PresentA gallery talk by Eleanor S Hyun.2016-06-09T13:15:00+01002016-06-09T00:00:00+0100 Where:
British Museum,   Great Russell Street      WC1B 3DG
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Korea Past And Present
 
Yangon Echoes: Inside Myanmar's Heritage HomesYangon Echoes: Inside Myanmar's Heritage HomesA visual journey that takes you behind the facades of this cosmopolitan city's heritage building.2016-06-09T13:30:00+01002016-06-09T00:00:00+0100 Where:
British Museum,   Great Russell Street      WC1B 3DG
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Yangon Echoes: Inside Myanmar's Heritage Homes
 
Motya And The Routes To Roots: Phoenicians Back And Forth Across The MediterraneanMotya And The Routes To Roots: Phoenicians Back And Forth Across The MediterraneanAn informative lecture about the discoveries at Motya.2016-06-09T16:00:00+01002016-06-09T00:00:00+0100 Where:
British Museum,   Great Russell Street      WC1B 3DG
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Motya And The Routes To Roots: Phoenicians Back And Forth Across The Mediterranean
 
The Way Of TeaThe Way Of TeaTea-making demonstrations accompanied by a talk.2016-06-10T14:00:00+01002016-06-10T00:00:00+0100 Where:
British Museum,   Great Russell Street      WC1B 3DG
Category: event
Free Event 
The Way Of Tea
 
Little Feet: Explore SicilyLittle Feet: Explore SicilyPhysical activities for under 5s.2016-06-10T10:30:00+01002016-06-10T00:00:00+0100 Where:
British Museum,   Great Russell Street      WC1B 3DG
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Free Event 
Little Feet: Explore Sicily
 
Religion In Sasanian IranReligion In Sasanian IranA gallery talk by Rachel Wood.2016-06-10T13:15:00+01002016-06-10T00:00:00+0100 Where:
British Museum,   Great Russell Street      WC1B 3DG
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Religion In Sasanian Iran
 
Curator's Introduction To The BP Exhibition Sunken Cities: Egypt's Lost WorldsCurator's Introduction To The BP Exhibition Sunken Cities: Egypt's Lost WorldsAn introduction from a museum curator.2016-06-10T15:00:00+01002016-06-10T00:00:00+0100 Where:
British Museum,   Great Russell Street      WC1B 3DG
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Curator's Introduction To The BP Exhibition Sunken Cities: Egypt's Lost Worlds
 
Britain Begins: The First 11,000 YearsBritain Begins: The First 11,000 YearsProfessor Sir Barry Cunliffe accounts the earliest civilisations of the British Isles.2016-06-10T18:30:00+01002016-06-10T00:00:00+0100 Where:
British Museum,   Great Russell Street      WC1B 3DG
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Britain Begins: The First 11,000 Years
 
The Splendours Of Ancient IranThe Splendours Of Ancient IranA talk in the gallery.2016-06-11T13:15:00+01002016-06-11T00:00:00+0100 Where:
British Museum,   Great Russell Street      WC1B 3DG
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The Splendours Of Ancient Iran
 
Curator's Introduction To Sicily: Culture And Conquest: LectureCurator's Introduction To Sicily: Culture And Conquest: LectureWith Dirk Booms.2016-06-11T13:30:00+01002016-06-11T00:00:00+0100 Where:
British Museum,   Great Russell Street      WC1B 3DG
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Free Event 
Curator's Introduction To Sicily: Culture And Conquest: Lecture
 
Make Your MarkMake Your MarkCreate your own digital artworks.2016-06-11T11:00:00+01002016-06-12T00:00:00+0100 Where:
British Museum,   Great Russell Street      WC1B 3DG
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Make Your Mark
 
The English And Their HistoryThe English And Their HistoryWith Professor Robert Tombs.2016-06-13T18:30:00+01002016-06-13T00:00:00+0100 Where:
British Museum,   Great Russell Street      WC1B 3DG
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The English And Their History
 
Sicilian Coins And Their StoriesSicilian Coins And Their StoriesAmelia Dowler delivers this informative talk.2016-06-14T13:15:00+01002016-06-14T00:00:00+0100 Where:
British Museum,   Great Russell Street      WC1B 3DG
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Free Event 
Sicilian Coins And Their Stories
 
Decline And Fall: Francis Towne And The Ruins Of RomeDecline And Fall: Francis Towne And The Ruins Of RomeRichard Stephens discusses Towne's watercolours of Rome.2016-06-15T13:15:00+01002016-06-15T00:00:00+0100 Where:
British Museum,   Great Russell Street      WC1B 3DG
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Decline And Fall: Francis Towne And The Ruins Of Rome
 
The Parthenon SculpturesThe Parthenon SculpturesAn informative talk in the gallery.2016-06-16T13:15:00+01002016-06-16T00:00:00+0100 Where:
British Museum,   Great Russell Street      WC1B 3DG
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The Parthenon Sculptures
 
Multiculturalism In Norman And Hohenstaufen SicilyMulticulturalism In Norman And Hohenstaufen SicilyOxford University's Jeremy Johns delivers this informative and illustrated lecture.2016-06-16T13:30:00+01002016-06-16T00:00:00+0100 Where:
British Museum,   Great Russell Street      WC1B 3DG
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Multiculturalism In Norman And Hohenstaufen Sicily
 
Behind The Scenes With British Museum Textile ConservatorsBehind The Scenes With British Museum Textile ConservatorsWith Monique Pullan and Nicole Rode.2016-06-17T13:15:00+01002016-06-17T00:00:00+0100 Where:
British Museum,   Great Russell Street      WC1B 3DG
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Behind The Scenes With British Museum Textile Conservators
 
Music From Alexander The Great's EmpireMusic From Alexander The Great's EmpireViolinist Peter Sheppard Skaerved performs music by Macedonian composer Mihailo Trandafilovski, American composer Michael Alec Rose and Australian composer Sadie Harrison.2016-06-17T18:00:00+01002016-06-17T00:00:00+0100 Where:
British Museum,   Great Russell Street      WC1B 3DG
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Music From Alexander The Great's Empire
 
Nebamun And Ancient Egyptian ArtNebamun And Ancient Egyptian ArtAn informative talk.2016-06-18T13:15:00+01002016-06-18T00:00:00+0100 Where:
British Museum,   Great Russell Street      WC1B 3DG
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Free Event 
Nebamun And Ancient Egyptian Art
 
Young Friends' Sleepover: SicilyYoung Friends' Sleepover: SicilyThemed activities and sleepover in the Egyptian and Assyrian galleries and an exclusive tour in the morning, before the museum opens.2016-06-18T18:00:00+01002016-06-18T00:00:00+0100 Where:
British Museum,   Great Russell Street      WC1B 3DG
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Young Friends' Sleepover: Sicily
 
Explore Islamic PatternsExplore Islamic PatternsCreate digital designs inspired by items in the collection.2016-06-19T11:00:00+01002016-06-19T00:00:00+0100 Where:
British Museum,   Great Russell Street      WC1B 3DG
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Free Event 
Explore Islamic Patterns
 
Crossing Borders: European Migration Throughout HistoryCrossing Borders: European Migration Throughout HistoryChannel 4's Jon Snow chairs this panel discussion.2016-06-20T19:00:00+01002016-06-20T00:00:00+0100 Where:
British Museum,   Great Russell Street      WC1B 3DG
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Crossing Borders: European Migration Throughout History
 
Presenting And Preserving African Rock ArtPresenting And Preserving African Rock ArtA gallery talk by Victoria Suzman,2016-06-21T13:15:00+01002016-06-21T00:00:00+0100 Where:
British Museum,   Great Russell Street      WC1B 3DG
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Free Event 
Presenting And Preserving African Rock Art
 
Love And Marriage In IranLove And Marriage In IranAn informative talk in the gallery.2016-06-22T13:15:00+01002016-06-22T00:00:00+0100 Where:
British Museum,   Great Russell Street      WC1B 3DG
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Free Event 
Love And Marriage In Iran
 
Sicily: Heritage Of The WorldSicily: Heritage Of The WorldThis two-day conference explores the two stand-out periods of enlightenment in Sicily's history.2016-06-24T10:00:00+01002016-06-25T00:00:00+0100 Where:
British Museum,   Great Russell Street      WC1B 3DG
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Sicily: Heritage Of The World
 
 
 

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The Winter's Tale
The Winter's Tale
Dance | Until 10th June 2016 

Royal Opera House 1 minute walk from Beyond El Dorado: Power And Gold In Ancient Colombia

After creating Alice's Adventures in Wonderland for The Royal Ballet in 2011 - the company's first full length ...More

 
Yinka Shonibare: Globe Head Ballerina
Yinka Shonibare: Globe Head Ballerina
Exhibitions | Until 19th June 2017 

Royal Opera House 1 minute walk from Beyond El Dorado: Power And Gold In Ancient Colombia

A new piece of artwork by Yinka Shonibare will be displayed on the exterior of the Royal Opera House this ...More

 
The Royal Opera: Tannhauser
Concerts | Until 15th May 2016 

Royal Opera House 1 minute walk from Beyond El Dorado: Power And Gold In Ancient Colombia

Tim Albery's critically acclaimed 2010 production of Wagner's early opera, Tannhauser, returns to the Royal Opera ...More

Lucia Di Lammermoor
Lucia Di Lammermoor
Concerts | Until 19th May 2016 

Royal Opera House 1 minute walk from Beyond El Dorado: Power And Gold In Ancient Colombia

Diana Damrau and Aleksandra Kurzak lead a world-class cast in Katie Mitchell's new production of Lucia di ...More

 
Bobbi Brown Afternoon Tea at Balthazar
Bobbi Brown Afternoon Tea at Balthazar
Foodie Events | Until 29th September 2016 

Balthazar 2 minutes walk from Beyond El Dorado: Power And Gold In Ancient Colombia

Plumped up lips made from sponge, chocolate torte as gel eyeliner, and rhubarb and ginger cream lined up like brush-on ...More

 
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
Theatre | Until 7th January 2017 

Theatre Royal Drury Lane 3 minutes walk from Beyond El Dorado: Power And Gold In Ancient Colombia

Nominated for a staggering seven gongs in the 2014 Olivier Awards including Best New Musical, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory ...More

 
Hand to God
Theatre | Until 11th June 2016 

Vaudeville Theatre 3 minutes walk from Beyond El Dorado: Power And Gold In Ancient Colombia

Taking into account its favour with the critics and several Tony nominations, irreverent puppet comedy ...More

Matilda The Musical
Matilda The Musical
Theatre | Until 29th May 2016 

Cambridge Theatre 3 minutes walk from Beyond El Dorado: Power And Gold In Ancient Colombia

The Royal Shakespeare Company's multiple award-winning musical adaptation of Roald Dahl's celebrated children's book Matilda is a big hit at ...More

 
The Lion King
The Lion King
Theatre | Until 3rd July 2016 

The Lyceum Theatre 3 minutes walk from Beyond El Dorado: Power And Gold In Ancient Colombia

The Lion King tells the story of Simba - the epic adventure of his battles, his friendships, his dreams and ...More

 
The Play That Goes Wrong
The Play That Goes Wrong
Theatre | Until 11th September 2016 

Duchess Theatre 3 minutes walk from Beyond El Dorado: Power And Gold In Ancient Colombia

Presented by the award-winning, international comedy company Mischief Theatre, The Play That Goes Wrong follows the inept and accident prone ...More

 
 
 
 
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